Corporal Van Buren Bromley, Company H.
VAN BUREN BROMLEY, born Jan.
30, 1835; married Josephine Van Vliet of Green Bay, Wis., Jan. 30, 1864.
She died in San Jose, Cal., March 6, 1900. Van Buren Bromley went to New
York in 1855, and entered the law office of his uncle, Isaac; remained
with him until the breaking out of the War of the Rebellion in 1861. He
then returned to his native town and enlisted, Sept., 1861, in Co. H, 12th
Wisconsin Volunteers. He served until his term of enlistment expired, Jan.,
1864. He was appointed paymaster's clerk, served nine months and returned
to his native town to practice law. In the legal profession, as well as
by the community at large, he was held in high esteem, and was once elected
district attorney for his county. He left Green Bay in 1892, and settled
in Oregon, removing to his present home in San Jose July, 1894. He now
holds, and has held for the past six years, the office of county court
Children, born in Green Bay, Wis.:
* Hallock, born April 26, 1870; married Lulu Lucky, Dec. 31, 1901,
in San Francisco, Cal.
* Margaret Kissam, born March 1, 1875.
* Carrie Taylor, born May 17, 1877.
* Robert Van Vliet, born Nov. 10, 1879.
* Charles Rudd, born Dec. 1, 1889.
The Bromley Genealogy, Page 257
Author: Viola A. Bromley
Call Number: R929.2 B868